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Senior IT Security Engineer

  • Location: Phoenix, 85002
  • Salary: $125000 - $133500 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

REMOTE opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits

Title: IT Security Engineer
Location:  Remote
Type: Permanent

Position Overview:

Under moderate supervision, executes security controls, defenses and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company data or systems. Investigates attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems security and designs countermeasures. Develops, implements, administers, and maintains policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of company data and systems. Audits information systems, platforms and operating procedures in accordance with established corporate standards for efficiency, accuracy and security. 

Responsibilities

  • Implement control systems solutions including, but not limited to, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Anti-Exploitation, Next Generation Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Network Access Control (NAC), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Virtual Private Network (VPN), Malware Analysis, and Application Whitelisting
  • Transfer completed solutions to operational support teams
  • Respond to operation support issue escalations and resolve problems impacting performance and availability
  • Investigate security incidents and perform penetration testing to determine vulnerabilities and appropriate controls to prevent, detect, or respond to future events
  • Research developments in the security industry; assess organization’s needs; propose options and drive improvements of techniques, methodologies, services and technologies
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field and eight (8) years of experience in Security Systems technologies, OR
  • Master's degree in Information Systems or related field and six (6) years of experience in Security Systems technologies
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Familiar with security regulations and standards
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, presentation and facilitation skills

Preferred

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification

Criteria/Conditions

  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
  • Ability to work for hours at a time in front of a computer and keyboard utilizing Microsoft desktop tools
  • Our client promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws